The unnamed official, who recently spoke with Sam Amico of Amico Hoops, indicated that supporters of Trump were likely to be critical of James’ political support of Clinton. In response, they would refuse to purchase his shoes and other items, in addition to not purchasing the non-basketball-related products he endorses.
“That’s usually how it works,” the official said. “People don’t always like it when athletes take a stand or show their belief. But LeBron isn’t your everyday athlete. Things matter to him.”